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12316-UK
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Fulbright-Scotland Distinguished Scholar at the Glasgow School of Art

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The Fulbright Scotland Visiting Professorship at the Glasgow School of Art contributes to the intellectual life of the university through seminars, public lectures and curriculum development in any discipline within the institution for six months.

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) was founded in 1845 as one of the first Government Schools of Design, and is one of Europe’s leading university-level institutions for visual creative disciplines.

The GSA has five academic schools:

  • Fine Art
  • Design
  • Mackintosh School of Architecture
  • Simulation and Visualisation
  • Innovation

As well as a number of established specialised research centres such as:

  • SimVis, leaders in advanced visualisation and interaction
  • Centre for Advanced Textiles, exploring advancements in digital printing for textiles
  • Mackintosh Environmental Architectural Research Unit, based within the Mackintosh School of Architecture
  • Emergent research centres such as the Glasgow Urban Lab, Reading Landscape, and Art Writing
  • Institute for Design Innovation
Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Six months
Award Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2022, but before April 30, 2023.

Locations

The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History
Arts
Communication
Creative Writing
Economics
Engineering
Film/Cinema Studies
Gender Studies
Geography
Information Sciences/Systems
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Sociology
Urban Planning
Areas of Interest

Disciplines:

  • Contemporary Art
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Creative Economy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning
  • Digital Visualisation

Applications are sought in any subject relevant to the following interdisciplinary research themes current at the Glasgow School of Art:

  • Architecture, Urbanism and the Public Sphere
  • Design Innovation
  • Digital Visualization
  • Education in Art, Design and Architecture
  • Contemporary Art and Curating
  • Health and Well-being
  • Material Culture
  • Sustainability
Special Features

Scholars in the UK participate in a wide range of academic, cultural, and social events and benefit from a variety of additional opportunities provided by the Commission; see Special Award Benefits section for more details.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Professional Project
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A Professional Project enables the participant to engage in activities in their area of expertise to enhance their professional development and the field at large. Projects may include serving as a professional consultant to the host organization, sharing expertise, visiting other organizations in their professional field, gaining practical experience, and attending public lectures. While the details vary according to the specific award, the focus of a Professional Project grant should not be research or teaching.

Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Career Profile
Artists
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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